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SED302 - Computer Aided Engineering

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Offering information:

2018 is the final offering of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Junior Nomani


SED102 and SEM223



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week (CAD lab), 2 x 3 hour practicals per trimester (CAD lab).
Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 2 x 1 hours of class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week and 2 x 3 hour practical sessions per trimester. Students may attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.


Topics to be addressed in this unit include the role of CAE in the product development (target setting, optimisation, performance analysis, manufacturing analysis); computer aided design (solid modelling, data management and transfer, CAD modelling for CAE); finite element analysis (basic principles and applications, building models, boundary conditions, solvers, interpreting results); multi-body dynamics; computational fluid dynamics.


Assignment 1 (technical report) 25%, Assignment 2 (technical report) 25%, ePortfolio 10%, CAE group design project (technical report 30%, oral presentation 10%) 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a mark of at least 50% in both assignments.

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